Medicaid Expansion

Missouri lawmakers to hear testimony on Medicaid expansion and tax credits

Missouri lawmakers will hear testimony on Tuesday in Jefferson City about potential impacts on the state budget if voters approve Medicaid expansion in August. Medicaid, which is officially called MO HealthNet in Missouri, is a federal and state program that assists with medical costs for residents with limited incomes. Missouri voters will cast ballots on […]

Branson Christmas

Branson Christmas Coalition publishes list of largest Christmas tree displays

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” Christmas trees, to qualify for the list a tree must be over 20’ tall, within a collection of 10 or more trees, or completely […]

Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

Clark man injured when van strikes rear of big rig and catches fire south of Breckenridge

The Highway Patrol reports a Clark man sustained moderate injuries when the van he drove struck a tractor-trailer one mile south of Breckenridge Friday morning, and the van caught on fire. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dakota VanLandingham to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Tractor-trailer driver 27-year-old Lester Mead of Pleasantville, Iowa was reported as […]

Apollo 11

Livingston County Library to host live webcast to celebrate 50th anniversary of moon landing

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Livingston County Library invites you to join them for a live webcast of a guided recreation of Apollo 11’s journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control in Houston. The event will take place Monday, July 15, 2019, […]

Fireworks Ordinance

Chillicothe Police Department reminds residents of days to legally shoot fireworks

The Chillicothe Police Department is reminding residents about the city’s fireworks ordinance and use of fireworks in the city. The police department reports Chillicothe city ordinance allows for common fireworks to be shot or detonated July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd from 8 o’clock in the morning to 10 o’clock at night. They can be shot […]

Gifted Group travels to Branson

Gifted Group travels to Branson

The Gifted Group, individuals with disabilities, traveled to Branson on Friday, May 10th with the support of the Access 2 in Gallatin vans. While in Branson the group visited the Promised Land Zoo, Shanghai Acrobat Show, The Landing, Fuddruckers, and Dolly Parton Stampede. Pictured below are Laura Pruitt and Angela Lovell-chaperones, Jeffrey Jackson, Kristine Dean, […]

Boat Ramp

Missouri River flooding prompts closure of several conservation areas in northwest Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has closed several conservation areas in the state’s northwest region due to Missouri River flooding. Some areas are under water, others are inaccessible or will remain closed due to public safety issues until further notice. MDC staff on March 19 continued to work with local farmers and the levee […]

Rollover Crash

Rollover crash near Winston injures Georgia man

A man from Georgia was injured Monday night in a single-vehicle rollover accident approximately two miles west of Winston. The highway patrol reports 24-year-old Walter Calhoun of Decatur, Georgia received minor injuries in the Interstate 35 accident in Daviess County. He was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Calhouns’ southbound car had exited […]